"How to Hop Up Ford & Mercury V-8 Engines," 1951

Summary

How do you go fast if you can't purchase a powerful engine? The size and weight of a stock V-8 engine built by Ford and Mercury offered racers an affordable option. And rodders could eke out more horsepower by relying on this book.

How do you go fast if you can't purchase a powerful engine? The size and weight of a stock V-8 engine built by Ford and Mercury offered racers an affordable option. And rodders could eke out more horsepower by relying on this book.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1951

Subject Date

1951

Creators

Clymer, Floyd, 1895-1970 

Huntington, Roger 

Place of Creation

United States, California, Los Angeles 

Creator Notes

Written by Roger Huntington and published by Floyd Clymer, Los Angeles, California.

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

64.167.175.45

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Ford Motor Company.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 in

Width: 5.5 in

Depth: .5 in

Inscriptions

Below image and title on front cover: SPEED TUNING THEORY-- COSTS-- / H.P. & TORQUE

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